Nationals Release Jamey Carroll, Chris Young

The Nationals have released veteran infielder Jamey Carroll, Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com tweets. They have also released pitcher Chris Young, tweets MASNsports.com's Dan Kolko.

Carroll, 40, collected 249 plate apppearances with the Twins and Royals last season, hitting a meager .211/.267/.251. He signed a minor-league deal with the Nationals in January. Young, 34, last appeared in the big leagues in 2012 with the Mets. He pitched sparingly in the Nats' system in an injury-plagued 2013 season.


13 Responses to Nationals Release Jamey Carroll, Chris Young Leave a Reply

  1. HalfSt 1 year ago

    Come back as a coach, Jamey!

  2. WhoKilledTheRallyMonkey 1 year ago

    Young won’t be a FA for long, he had a good spring and would have made many other clubs. The Nats just had better options available.

    • Danny Phillips 1 year ago

      Thought we would be able to trade Young. Not that we have any leverage though.

    • Drazthegr8 1 year ago

      Did he end up breaking .200? He’s done.

      • Matt Mccarron 1 year ago

        I think you got the 2 chris youngs mixed up.

        • Drazthegr8 1 year ago

          Oh meant Carroll. Sorry

          • Matt Mccarron 1 year ago

            Yeah, Carroll is probably done, but WhoKilled was referring to Chris Young.

  3. davbee 1 year ago

    Texas Rangers, come on down.

    • Leon Barry 1 year ago

      The Nationals are really helping us out down here this week.

  4. alexamato 1 year ago

    Im surprised the Nat’s would release Young. He’d be good depth in the minors

    • ugnolabar 1 year ago

      he had an opt-out clause if not on the major league roster, I believe

    • Jeffy25 1 year ago

      Might have requested it

  5. Nat Williams 1 year ago

    Wish we could have been able to keep Chris Young as depth but oh well.

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